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1936 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head Coach Billy Hughes
Home Field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 3–3–0
Place 2nd, IRFU
Playoff Finish Lost in Grey Cup
Timeline
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1935 1937

The 1936 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 2nd place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 3–3 record and qualified for the playoffs for the first time since their 1926 championship season. The Rough Riders defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts in the IRFU post-season, but lost the 24th Grey Cup to the Sarnia Imperials.

Regular season

Standings

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Argonauts 6 4 2 0 74 37 8
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 3 3 0 49 63 6
Hamilton Tigers 6 3 3 0 62 71 6
Montreal Indians 6 2 4 0 45 59 4

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Schedule

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Oct 3 vs. Toronto Argonauts 18–1 Loss 0–1
2 Oct 10 at Toronto Argonauts 14–0 Loss 0–2
3 Oct 17 vs. Montreal Indians 8–7 Win 1–2
4 Oct 24 vs. Hamilton Tigers 21–0 Win 2–2
5 Oct 31 at Hamilton Tigers 21–15 Loss 2–3
6 Nov 7 at Montreal Indians 4–3 Win 3–3

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Postseason

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
IRFU Semi-Final Nov 14 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3–2 Win 4–3
IRFU Final #1 Nov 21 vs. Toronto Argonauts 5–1 Win 5–3
IRFU Final #2 Nov 28 at Toronto Argonauts 17–6 Win 6–3
Grey Cup Dec 5 Sarnia Imperials 26–20 Loss 8–2

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